Category Archives: Enrichment

Enrichment – things to watch – treasures of the Anglo-Saxons

A little summer treat for you all from the BBC (in four 15 minute sections). A bit of art history and archaeology combine to explore Sutton Hoo. If you want to see the artifacts, they are on display in the … Continue reading

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If you are still undecided…

Year Thirteen, If you want access to some of those How should I vote ? quizzes, then please click on the links below…   http://www.whoshouldyouvotefor.com/ https://voteforpolicies.org.uk/ http://38degrees.ge2017.com/quiz https://uk.isidewith.com/political-quiz Now go and do some revision. Mr Kydd.

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Enrichment – ‘Incredibly rare’ William Caxton print discovered at the University of Reading

If you click here you will get to a BBC report on a find in the University of Reading’s special finds department – two pages of previously unknown print by Claxton. “Erika Delbecque, special collections librarian at the university, described the find … Continue reading

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Places to go (soon) – The British Library – Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths

If you click here you will get to the link for the upcoming Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths exhibition at the British Library (Fri 28 Apr – Tue 29 Aug 2017). Obviously  it is to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and … Continue reading

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Places to go – Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932 exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

If you click here you will get to information about the Royal Academy’s Exhibition of Revolutionary Art. Obviously this is to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and it has received outstanding reviews. Not to be missed – I am heading that … Continue reading

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Enrichment – something to listen to. How will Trump compare to previous US presidents ?

It is unquestionable that, as the Chinese curse goes, we are living in interesting times. If you click here you can listen to Adam Smith attempt to compare Donald Trump to previous US presidents. It is on this Monday – have a listen … Continue reading

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Enrichment – places to visit. The American Dream exhibition at the British Museum

If you click here then you can find out more about the forthcoming American Dream exhibition.  Just £13 to you young people. It opens in March, and looks very special. There is of course so much else to see that is very … Continue reading

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Enrichment – things to read. Centenaries and book reviews…

Something to read for both years below. Year Thirteen – If you click here you will get to Shaun Walker’s article discussing how Russia is considering how to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution in 1917. “1917 is problematic. On the one hand, the Soviet … Continue reading

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Enrichment – things to discuss. Denial: The shaming of a ‘holocaust denier’ David Irving

Happy New Year all, A very controversial one to start 2017. David Irving is the “historian” who has been to court and indeed to jail for views on the Second World War. Below find  a trailer for a BBC film … Continue reading

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Enrichment – I side with ?

If you click here then you can take a quiz to see which candidate you agree with more. You may also like to watch the final debate below. Mr Kydd.  

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